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Piece of bark from 'Dig tree' at Cooper's Creek

Pictures Collection, H35614

The 'Dig' tree, under which the cache of supplies had been buried in the Cooper's Creek camp, became one of the most famous trees in Australia, and pieces of it were souvenired and treasured like religious relics.